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  Stephanie Doyle
 
Professional/Personal Overview
  Stephanie Doyle is an award-winning writer who specializes in coverage of medical and fitness topics as well as healthcare marketing for physicians. She has nearly 20 years experience communicating to consumers and health-care providers about breakthroughs, issues and controversies surrounding a spectrum of health- and fitness-related topics. When shes not working on the next fertility newsletter or cardiology article, she also attends and reports on medical conferences. A former journalist covering everything from travel to crime, her work has appeared in magazines, newspapers, newsletters, and websites.

She also has her nursing assistant certification and personal training certification (NASM), among other fitness certifications.

Doyle's experience also includes writing about subjects in education, history, social issues and business. She's author of the book Florida Unsolved Mysteries.
Work Info
 
Expertise
Book Author 2 Years
Editor 10 Years
Writer 20 Years
Specialty
Health 15 Years
Travel 13 Years
Medicine 15 Years
Total Media Industry Experience
16 Years
Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
Orlando Medical News (11+), Medscape/WebMD (3-5), Shelby Life magazine (1-2)
Other Work History
At the Orlando Sentinel, in-depth coverage of the disabled woman who was raped in an Orlando group home led to follow-up articles about the use of antipsychotic drugs on the disabled, the lack of training of group-home workers, and state cutbacks threatening the homes of thousands of developmentally disabled Floridians. Broke story about small-town mayor pushing colloidal silver on town residents as an anthrax cure (Howey Pushes Silver as Anthrax Remedy, Oct. 19, 2001). Resulted in on-air interview with Robert Siegel of National Public Radios, All Things Considered, Oct. 31, 2001.
Reviewed 4,000 swimming pool and spa inspection reports in five counties, uncovering dozens that failed to meet the states minimum standards (front-page package, Pools told to clean up act).

The Greenville News, Greenville, S.C. (Aug. 1998-April 2000).

Computer Skills
Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PhotoShop, Publisher, InDesign. Knowledge of all key aspects of print, production and design, including scanning documents and working with photos, PDFs, digital files, etc.
Technical Skills
Photo editing (Adobe)
Equipment
Laptop, audio recorder, complete home office, digital camera
Foreign Language Skills
Some Spanish
References
Jerry Fallstrom, Orlando Sentinel
Linda Beam, Crane Hill Publishing
Lynne Jeter, Orlando Medical News
Awards
Orlando Sentinel
Editors Award, Jan. 2003, Historic black towns struggle to survive
Editors Award, Aug. 2001, Pools told to clean up act
Editors Award, Jan. 2001, for breaking news (fires) coverage
Journalistic Excellence Award, Dec. 2000, The poor children"

South Carolina Press Association
Third Place Beat Reporting, medical writing, 2000

Illinois Press Association
First Place Education Reporting, 1999, Unequal opportunity
Honorable Mention, 1996, In sickness and in health

Southern Illinois University School of Journalism
Special Excellence Award, 1998, "Parent's Again"
Honorable Mention, 1996, "One boy's burden"
Associations
American Medical Writers Association
Council of Science Editors
Florida Public Relations Association
Editorial Freelancers Association
Other
Medical editing/writing core, in progress, American Medical Writers Association, Bethesda, Maryland.
Master of Science, Public Health, University of South Florida. Several courses completed.
Nursing Assistant certification, American Red Cross, Medicaid certified in Kentucky
Personal trainer (National Association of Sports Medicine)
Freelancer Availability
I occasionally freelance. I live near Louisville, KY. I am willing to travel regionally. I have a driver's license. I have access to a car.
Contact Info
  Stephanie Doyle
Shelbyville, KY 32779
USA

Tel: 407-340-9400  
E-Mail: sdoylecomm@shelbybb.net
Website: http://www.sdoylecommunications.com